MICHAEL GRANEK, formerly department head of event planning with the Art Institute of Vancouver, has launched GRANEK SOLUTIONS in Vancouver, British Columbia, offering consulting with event companies and other businesses. Call 604/428-4444 …

ELIZABETH NEFFLE WILSON, formerly operations manager for Cincinnati-based ALL OCCASIONS EVENT RENTAL, has assumed the role of president and majority stock holder. She succeeds CHARLES NEFFLE, who founded the company 34 years ago; he remains chairman of the board. Call 513/563-0600 …

KARI McGLINNEN, director of production, and PETE BURNS, creative director, have been named partners in Chicago-based corporate events and strategic marketing agency FLIRT COMMUNICATIONS. The announcement was made by FLIRT owner and president Paul Petan. Call 312/729-5450 …

360 DESTINATION GROUP, a destination management company with offices in California and Florida, has announced a preferred partnership agreement with the LOEWS MIAMI BEACH HOTEL. Call 949/348-1900 …

National furniture, lighting and accessories rental company CORT TRADE SHOW & EVENT FURNISHINGS has hired BRAD WALCHER as strategic business manager for trade shows based in Dallas. Call 888/710-2525 …

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